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Sistah 2 Sistah presents a tribute to Nina Simone at Seattle Asian Art Museum
Sistah 2 Sistah presents a tribute to Nina Simone at Seattle Asian Art Museum
Sistah 2 Sistah is pleased to present Strange FRUIT: A Tribute to Nina Simone featuring vocalist Mercedes Nicole and her band, Saturday, June 24, 2006, 2 PM at Seattle Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park (1400 East Prospect Street Avenue, Seattle).

Strange FRUIT tells the story of Nina Simone, Honorary Doctor in Musicology and Humanities. Whose voice, grabbed the United States by the political and cultural throat when it came to racism and equal rights.

Strange FRUIT is a respectful tribute to "The High Priestess of Soul" capturing character of Nina Simone's work.

Vocalist: Mercedes Nicole

Strange Fruit Band: Jay Kenny (piano); Lionel Krammer (drums); Steve Sanders (bass); Marina E. (congas); and Beth Wulff (flute)

Ticket prices are $ 12.00 in advance or $15.00 at the door. Order tickets online www.brownpapertickets.com/event/5024 or call 1-800-838-3006. You can also purchase tickets at Life Enrichment Book Store 8300 Rainier Ave So. Seattle or POCAAN 2200 Rainier Ave So. Seattle.

Sistah 2 Sistah is an organization of women that promote visibility and unity among Lesbians, Bisexuals, and Transgender women of African descent. Sistah 2 Sistah offers spiritual, emotional and educational resources to empower women to become a positive and viable force within the African American and LBT community. Proceeds from this fund raiser will go to Sistah 2 Sistah food drive and educational outreach.



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